Theory and Clinical Practice in Pediatrics 2022-04-26T15:46:16+08:00 Snowy Wang Open Journal Systems <p><a title="Registered Journal" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><img class="journalreviewercredits" src="/journal/public/site/images/jasongong/Logo_ReviewerCredits-journal.jpg" alt="ReviewerCredits" align="right"></a><strong>Theory and Clinical Practice in Pediatrics (TCPP)&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;(ISSN:2529-749X) is an open access, continuously published, international, refereed&nbsp; journal to pediatrics, publishing theoretical, clinical, and professional practice issues relevant to pediatrics, as broadly defined.</p> <p>Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:<br>• Developmental-Behavioral Medicine &nbsp; <br>• Neonatology <br>• Pediatric allergy and immunology<br>• Pediatric cardiology<br>• Pediatric critical care<br>• Pediatric emergency medicine<br>• Pediatric endocrinology<br>• Pediatric gastroenterology<br>• Pediatric hematology<br>• Pediatric infectious disease<br>• Pediatric nephrology<br>• Pediatric neuropsychology<br>• Pediatric oncology<br>• Pediatric pulmonology<br>• Genetics</p> Brief review: Psychological health and life quality of cerebral palsy 2022-04-26T15:46:16+08:00 Nita Bhatt Jesse Canella Julie P. Gentile <p><span lang="EN-US">Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of disability that develops in infancy. This complex disorder affects adult life in a powerful way. Challenges include performing motor skills and achieving physical capabilities. The majority of individuals also report lifelong psychosocial stressors. Furthermore, mental health issues occur more commonly in this patient subset, as do struggles with employment and education. Often the severity of challenges correlates to the severity of the cerebral palsy. The prognosis of individuals with cerebral palsy has improved over the last three decades, although it continues to be a lifelong condition. In order to promote healthy aging across their lifespan, intervention programs should be considered to improve physical well-being, and care should be taken to maintain mental health.</span></p> 2022-04-26T15:45:56+08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Neonatal sepsis: A review of the literature 2021-11-22T12:59:07+08:00 Adonis Muganza Nyenga Olivier Mukuku Stanis Okitotsho Wembonyama <p>Neonatal sepsis contributes significantly to neonatal morbidity and mortality and is a major public health challenge around the world. Depending on the mode of occurrence, a distinction is made between maternal-transmitted infection and that acquired in the postnatal period. Although the etiologies maternally transmitted diseases are well understood, those of postnatal acquired infections are variable depending on the epidemiology of each hospital environment. On the one hand, risk factors for maternal-transmitted infections are maternal sepsis, prolonged premature rupture of membranes, chorioamnionitis, and bacteriuria in the mother during pregnancy. On the other hand, risk factors for postnatal acquired infections are prematurity, low birth weight, lack of hygiene, and invasive therapeutic interventions. The diagnosis is based on a series of anamnestic, clinical and biological features. Although the positive diagnosis is based on the isolation of the germ by culture on a body sample (blood, cerebrospinal fluid, urine, etc.); its low sensitivity leads to the use of markers of the acute phase of inflammation such as C-reactive protein, procalcitonin and interleukins. New molecular biology techniques are promising and offer precise diagnosis with rapid results. Empirical management is a function of microbial ecology while definitive treatment is guided by the results of microbial culture. This article presents the essential elements for understanding neonatal sepsis and discusses new diagnosis and therapeutic management. It offers a thorough reading based on the issue of infections in newborns.</p> 2021-11-22T12:56:41+08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##